First, my shouts out to Tunisian, Egyptian, Libyan, Bahraini, Moroccan, and Yemeni protesters. I gotta wonder if protesters in Wisconsin haven’t found a bit of their energy and inspiration from these movements.
So many of us have noticed that the MSM has not found too much to report on in Wisconsin. I have deliberately been out looking for coverage, and it has been surprisingly thin. With the help of friends, I have these few suggestions:
From Colorlines: Thousands Protest Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s Anti-Union Attack
From Twin Cities Indymedia: Labor Unrest Rocks Wisconsin
Mother Jones: What’s Happening in Wisconsin Explained
Democracy Now!: Uprising in Wisconsin: Tens of Thousands Protest Anti-Union Bill
Yes! Magazine: Signs of the Times: The Best Protest Signs in Madison
In light of the article from Political Carnival, let us consider the post on Doug Ross @ Journal: Top 15 Photos From the Wisconsin Hate Rallies You’ll Never See in Legacy Media
And one of my favorite stories from this incident yet:
Bloomberg: Excuse notes from docs at protests draw scrutiny
As faculty absences grew, districts warned that teachers who missed time without prior approval or a doctor’s note could face disciplinary action, including docked pay for the days they were out.
Enter the activist doctors!